Charlotte County, Florida

part of USGenWeb Project and FLGenWeb

• Up • Cemetery Index • Carl A. Bailey • Charlotte Harbor • Charlotte Memorial Gardens • El Jobean • Hickory Bluff • Indian Springs • Restlawn Memorial Gardens • Royal Palm Memorial Gardens •

•  •


Mail list for queries and lookup request:

Charlotte Harbor Cemetery

The oldest known grave in the Charlotte Harbor Cemetery is that of Joel Knight who died 18 September 1879. Louisa Curry, who died on the 15th of November 1883, is also buried there. These are the two oldest known graves in this cemetery and both were buried when the Charlotte Harbor area was in Manatee Co. In 1887, Manatee County was subdivided and the cemetery became part of the newly formed
Desoto County. On May 1st 1908, Matthew F. Giddens and his wife Mary E. deeded the land that the cemetery now occupies to the Trustees of the First Methodist Church of Charlotte Harbor for the specific use as a cemetery. This church, known today as the Trinity United Methodist Church, is thought to be to oldest church organization in this area. Actually in 1870 when the church was established, Charlotte Harbor was called Hickory Bluff. The cemetery is well maintained and its records are currently in the possession of Calvin and Karen Hall.

FLGenWeb - Charlotte County Contact
Site maintain by Thomas Parker
This site is hosted courtesy of  Thomas Parker
If you have comments or suggestions, contact the volunteer host, Tom Parker
FLGenWeb - State Contacts
State Coordinator is Patrice Green
Assistant State Coordinator
are Jo BranchTaneya  Koonce, Tom Parker
All featured documentation displayed on this site belong to the named submitter. 
They have provided the documentation for the personal benefit of all individuals who want to know more about their families past.

Page last updated on Sunday, January 09, 2011 03:11:50 PM
Copyright 1996-2010.. by FLGenWeb  Charlotte County. All rights reserved